What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Nevirapine to Children or the Elderly?
If you are PREGNANT
- FDB Only When Necessary: REPORTS OF FATAL HEPATOTOXICITY AFTER TREATMENT WITH CHRONIC COMBINATION THERAPY
If you are NURSING
- Absolute Contraindication: CDC DOES NOT RECOMMEND BREASTFEEDING IN HIV-POSITIVE WOMEN
If you are an adult over 60
Giving Nevirapine to a child under 12
- management or monitoring precaution: Higher incidence of granulocytopenia in combination with zidovudine. Increased risk of rash.
- management or monitoring precaution: Extended release dose form not recommended age < 6 years. Limited pharmacokinetic data.
CONDITIONS OF USE: The information in this database is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of healthcare professionals. The information is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, drug interactions or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of a particular drug is safe, appropriate or effective for you or anyone else. A healthcare professional should be consulted before taking any drug, changing any diet or commencing or discontinuing any course of treatment.